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John Philoponus

John Philoponus, also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was a Byzantine Alexandrian philologist, Aristotelian commentator and Christian theologian, author of a considerable number of philosophical treatises and theological works. A rigorous, sometimes polemical writer and an original thinker who was controversial in his own time, John Philoponus broke from the Aristotelian–Neoplatonic tradition, questioning methodology and eventually leading to... Read More

Bornc. 490
Alexandria, Province of Egypt, Eastern Roman Empire
Diedc. 570
EraByzantine philosophy
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